HP-759

544

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

HP-759



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

HP-759

HP-759

HP-759

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Aeroperlas, Panama City "Isla Saboga"

Via Miami, FL 17-Jul-1977 on delivery to Panama

 

Dates

Jan-1977

01-Feb-1977

13-Jul-1977

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

05-Jul-1990 After departure from Colón, Panama the aircraft was hijacked by the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces. The Co-pilot and three passengers made contact with the authorities near Viterbo, in western Colombia; while the Captain was released near Villavicencio. The aircraft was not recovered, but was reportedly destroyed in Aug-1990.


 Photographer Unknown © Panama City Sep-1977

Photographer Unknown © Panama City Sep-1977